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" I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable, That dogs bark at me as I halt by them... "
The Bachelor's Wife: A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with ... - Page 83
by John Galt - 1824 - 444 pages
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The Northern star, or, Yorkshire magazine, Volume 3

Arthur Jewitt - 1818
...Shakspeare describes his person in the following manner :— " Deform'd, nnfinish'd, sent before his time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable, That dogs bark'd at him as he halted by them." The crimes imputed to him arc of the greatest magnitude : the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 64

England - 1848
...cured, but must be aggravated tenfold, by such a product of off-hand legislation — " Sent before its time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable," that it most necessarily die of its own deformity, unless the law-courts will lick it into shape by their...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817
...contend also against the prejudices arising from personal deformity, from a figure " cur t.ii I'd of it's fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before it's time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up ;" * and yet, in spite of these striking personal...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1818
...looking-glass ; I, that am rudely stamp'd, and want love's majesty, To strut before a wanton ambling nymph ; I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, 4 Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that...
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The British Prose Writers: Gray's letters

British prose literature - 1821
...looking-glass : I, that am rudely stamp'd, and want love's majesty To strut before a wanton ambling nymph : I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion. Cheated...unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world, searce half made up — And what follows. To me they appear untrans-' latable ; and if this be the...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1819
...looking-glass ; I, that am rudely stamp'd, and want love s majest j, To strut before a wanton ambling- nymph ; I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Drform'd, tmfinîsh'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - English literature - 1820 - 527 pages
...looking-glass : I, that am rudely stampt, and want loves majesty To strut before a wanton ambling nymph : I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated...Into this breathing world, scarce half made up And what follows. To me they appear untranslatable ; and if this be the case, our language is greatly degenerated....
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Part 1

English literature - 1833
...their name is Legion — I cannot, at least, accuse her of inconsistency ; for ever since she sent me " Before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionably, That the dogs bark at me as I halt by them," she has invariably " suited the action...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 19

William Shakespeare - 1821
...looking-glass ; I, that am rudely stamp'd, and want love's majesty, To strut before a wanton ambling nymph ; I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature 6, " We'll measure them a measure, and be gone." See vol. iv. p. 414, n. 3. MALONE. " — barbed steeds,"...
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The life and death of king Richard iii, a tragedy restored and re-arranged ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...looking-glass ; I, that am rudely stamp'd, and want love's majesty, To strut, before a wanton, ambling nymph; I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, B And that...
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